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Tag Archives: Bias
Do Evaluations Really Add Up?
First, let’s start with the classic article, “How to Improve Your Teaching Evaluations Without Improving Your Teaching” by Ian Neath from the mid 90’s, in which 20 tips are furnished for gaming your end-of-semester evaluations. Despite the funny title and … Continue reading
Posted in Issues in Higher Education, Math Education Tagged Bias, Jacqueline Dewar, Philip Stark, Rice University, SET, Student Evaluations, Villanova 1 Comment
Seeing The Future From The Past
I just finished reading The Signal and the Noise, a book about predictions by the American statistician and blogger turned big time data journalist Nate Silver. I highly recommend it. The book came out in 2012 and there was some … Continue reading
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